Regional Headlines
8:40 am
Wed September 23, 2009

IL Sheriff's Office Defaults on Loans; Returns Squad Cars

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Regional Headlines
4:44 pm
Tue September 22, 2009

Nortonville sewage debts

Nortonville, KY – The Nortonville City Council met Monday to potentially raise sewer and water rates. The Kentucky Infrastructure Authority recommended the city raise the rates in lieu of their sewage system loan. City Clerk Leann Allen tells the Madisonville Messenger a rate increase to twelve dollars for water and thirty-five dollars for sewage was proposed. However, the motion to raise did not receive a second.

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4:20 pm
Tue September 22, 2009

HEARTH Grants Help Kentucky Homeless

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Regional Headlines
4:15 pm
Tue September 22, 2009

Worley Cleared of Wrongdoing

Frankfort, KY – A state ethics panel says Kentucky Senate Democratic Leader Ed Worley broke no laws in making a deal to build a courthouse annex in his district. The Legislative Ethics Commission said in a ruling today (yesterday) that Worley "must be more careful in the future" to avoid any appearance of using his public office to benefit himself. At issue was whether Worley violated state ethics laws by building and leasing a facility to house Madison County's family court.

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Datebook
2:27 pm
Tue September 22, 2009

A datebook of regional events for September 22, 2009 from WKMS.

Murray, Ky – A datebook of regional events for September 22, 2009 from WKMS.

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12:20 pm
Tue September 22, 2009

Metropolis School District Accused of Contempt

Attorney Wayne Skigan

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Regional Headlines
11:55 am
Tue September 22, 2009

Griffo to Head Town and Gown

Murray, KY – A Murray State University employee has been selected to head the International Town and Gown Association. MSU Town and Gown Coordinator Kim Griffo will serve as Executive Director for two years. She will work out of Town and Gown's main offices at Clemson University in South Carolina, but still have a part time connection to MSU. The T and G program focuses on creating business partnerships between Universities and cities.

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Newscasts
9:14 am
Tue September 22, 2009

The 806 Newscast on September 22, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

Murray, Ky – The 806 Newscast on September 22, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

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Newscasts
9:13 am
Tue September 22, 2009

The 504 Newscast on September 21, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

Murray, Ky – The 504 Newscast on September 21, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

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Regional Headlines
8:47 am
Tue September 22, 2009

McConnell on Healthcare

Bowling Green, KY – Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell says Congress should start over on health care legislation, and says the president should consider canceling future stimulus funding.

On foreign policy, the Kentucky lawmaker says he hopes President Obama will "stay the course" in Afghanistan. McConnell's remarks at Western Kentucky University yesterday were part of the school's Constitution Week celebration.

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